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Help Yourself & Help Families Displaced by Crisis!!

Some of you have asked how you can help Called to Peace provide for the financial needs of women and children who have been displaced by crisis. 403 more words

Domestic Violence

The Angel of the Gap

As my years of being a professional crisis interventionist came to a close, I checked back through my agency’s electronic database to see how many ‘crisis intervention’ notes I had written. 549 more words

Tools For Practice Tuesday: Live Through This Photo

There is a lot of stigma attached to being a suicide attempt survivor.  Survivors of suicide are often stigmatized by mental health providers. This is another one of my posts for mental health practitioners that requires some soul searching. 233 more words

Social Work

interesting concept as a middle-ground for suicide prevention

saw this article via fb. I think it’s an interesting concept, though I am hesitant on the heavy focus on peer-counseling. While I think it can be an amazing thing, I personally am more comfortable with a clinically trained therapist or crisis worker. 28 more words

To Make You Think

Donna Lynn Petry Ross

Title: Registered Nurse

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Wielding 42 years of health care experience, Donna Lynn Petry Ross began working as an independent registered nurse 15 years ago. 127 more words

Health Care

A-B-C-s of Behavior for Children, #autismdiagnosis #communicationdisorders #earlyintervention #EI #specialneeds #preK #latetalker

Good Boy, Bad Boy
When my son was two, a younger cousin bit him. I was shocked. Never, my son would never ever do that. He was an “easy” baby, not demanding, never clingy like other babies. 882 more words


ABCs of Behavioral Problems: Keeping Cool in a Crisis: being prepared for behaviors

Crisis Intervention Training
Behavioral crises involving people with autism are a common concern of professionals and parents. Parents don’t talk about them as much because of stigmas, but professionals rarely hold back. 782 more words